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Hurd_Emerging Infections Program FoodborneResearchAssistant_T15
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Job ID 9772
Employer Epidemiology & Public Health
Employer Type On Campus
Category Research
Job Type On-Campus Jobs
Job Description The Connecticut Emerging Infections Program (EIP) at Yale University is seeking a student research assistant to work on the foodborne illness projects (FoodCORE and FoodNet) The EIP is a joint effort between the Connecticut Department of Public Health and the Yale School of Public Health. The ideal candidate will be a first year MPH student. The qualified student will assist with the following: •Active surveillance for E. coli O157, Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter, Cyclospora and other reportable enteric infections; •Collection of case data from health care providers and medical charts; •Interviewing cases about their illness and exposures; •Outbreak/cluster investigations; •Data entry, data management, data analysis, and/or miscellaneous projects; •Other EIP projects as needed.
Job Requirements Must be willing to commit to two years,(1 academic year and full time-approx. 25-30 hours-- paid summer work/ internship REQUIRED, if current 1st year MPH student). Expected time commitment is 10-15 hours/week during the academic year and approximately 30 hours/week during the summer Some evening or weekend hours will be required. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are a must. Telephone communication skills are a must. Ideal candidates will have strong interest in infectious disease epidemiology, public health surveillance, and public health research.
Compensation $15.00
Job Level Student Worker, Exception
Hours 10.0 to 15.0 hours per week
Time Frame Year Round
Primary Contact Sharon Hurd
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Work Location 1 Church St 7th floor (Yale EIP office) New Haven, CT 06511
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